Perfect for pasta bakes, pasta salads, or to soak up a creamy pasta sauce - find a plentiful supply of penne pasta recipes to try.
This is an easy simple recipe, you can cook for your family in no time. You can use a packet of chorizo form the market, but I like to buy from the butcher.
Delicious beef and pork meatballs baked with pasta in a white wine mushroom sauce with a breadcrumb topping.
This vegetarian pasta is easy to make and tastes fabulous. Mushrooms and leeks are simmered in a well-seasoned cream sauce, then served on top of penne.
Here's proof that pasta sauce doesn't need meat to be hearty. Rosemary and garlic-flavoured tomato juice thickened with mashed beans makes a light sauce that nicely coats this elegant but easy spinach penne.
A lovely combination of cooked ham, leeks and garden peas, tossed with an easy cheese sauce that is lighter than most. The whole lot is baked till bubbly and delicious.
I love the flavours of the Mediterranean, so I incorporated them into a summery pasta salad. This is a fab pasta salad for a picnic or packed lunch, as well as a light supper in the garden. Enjoy!
Juicy watermelon makes the perfect partner to tangy goat's cheese in this easy-to-assemble pasta salad. Flavour and texture are provided by crunchy endive, peppery rocket and toasted pine nuts, which combine to give a Mediterranean flair.
A lovely pasta salad chock-a-block with veg. This a great and easy pasta salad to make for the family or for guests. It's great with barbecued meats or as part of a vegetarian meal. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does.
This classic Italian dish is intended to make the very most of young spring produce, freshly picked from the vegetable plot. With today's choice of vegetables in supermarkets, the selection can be varied for year-round meals, and the recipe can also be made as a ‘storecupboard supper’ with good-quality frozen vegetables.
Wholewheat pasta is a good source of complex carbohydrate and has a low GI value. Tossed with steamed summer vegetables and a fresh herb pesto, perhaps made ahead, this makes a tempting and satisfying meal.